Category Archives: Water Trivia

When Overdrinking Water Becomes Deadly

Water is the essence of life that flows through our veins and keeps us alive. Yet, while it’s uncanny how many essential functions water serves for li­fe processes, it is important to know that drinking too much can be just

When Overdrinking Water Becomes Deadly

Water is the essence of life that flows through our veins and keeps us alive. Yet, while it’s uncanny how many essential functions water serves for li­fe processes, it is important to know that drinking too much can be just

Mysteries of the Deep, A Fishy Tale

“The seas grew more frantic as daylight gradually faded into night, a fringe of foamy lace spreading over the golden beach in silent beckoning. Standing like a statue on the shore, the pale waters splashing over his bare feet, Blake

Mysteries of the Deep, A Fishy Tale

“The seas grew more frantic as daylight gradually faded into night, a fringe of foamy lace spreading over the golden beach in silent beckoning. Standing like a statue on the shore, the pale waters splashing over his bare feet, Blake

A Stride Back In History: Our Water Story

Every other policy has to bend at the knees for our water survival. – the late Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, 2008 There is no more fundamental resource than water. The basis of all life, water is fast becoming a key

A Stride Back In History: Our Water Story

Every other policy has to bend at the knees for our water survival. – the late Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, 2008 There is no more fundamental resource than water. The basis of all life, water is fast becoming a key

How to Say Water in 25 Different Languages

“Bruce Lee doesn’t drink water, he drinks wataaaa” – anonymous Jokes aside, have you ever wondered how to say water in languages other than English? Well, here’s how to say water in 25 different languages, with a Singaporean twist (because

How to Say Water in 25 Different Languages

“Bruce Lee doesn’t drink water, he drinks wataaaa” – anonymous Jokes aside, have you ever wondered how to say water in languages other than English? Well, here’s how to say water in 25 different languages, with a Singaporean twist (because

A Dollar A Minute

Can you go without touching your phone for five minutes? ‘Cause that could well equate to five days-worth of clean water for some children. In 2014, a new campaign under the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Tap Project challenged smartphone

A Dollar A Minute

Can you go without touching your phone for five minutes? ‘Cause that could well equate to five days-worth of clean water for some children. In 2014, a new campaign under the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Tap Project challenged smartphone

Escaping Bloodsuckers

On Feb 1, 2016, the World Health Organization declared the Zika virus an international health emergency. Zika, previously known to only bring about moderate cold and flu-like symptoms, was found to be the cause of multiple cases of neurological disorders

Escaping Bloodsuckers

On Feb 1, 2016, the World Health Organization declared the Zika virus an international health emergency. Zika, previously known to only bring about moderate cold and flu-like symptoms, was found to be the cause of multiple cases of neurological disorders

What’s Your Daily Water Requirement?

You’ve probably heard of the BMI (Body Mass Index), but do you know that there’s also a calculator for your Daily Water Requirement? Perhaps you’ve started wondering at this point: Why do we need to calculate our water intake? It’s

What’s Your Daily Water Requirement?

You’ve probably heard of the BMI (Body Mass Index), but do you know that there’s also a calculator for your Daily Water Requirement? Perhaps you’ve started wondering at this point: Why do we need to calculate our water intake? It’s

Songkran – The Festival of Water

Water plays a central role in Thai events and festivals. During the world’s hottest month, Thais come together to cool down in the world’s largest water festival, Songkran. Armed with colourful water pistols and buckets, individuals come together to participate

Songkran – The Festival of Water

Water plays a central role in Thai events and festivals. During the world’s hottest month, Thais come together to cool down in the world’s largest water festival, Songkran. Armed with colourful water pistols and buckets, individuals come together to participate

Impressions of “A Day in the Life of Water Wally”

The Background Encouraging water conservation is a constant challenge. There is always a pressing need for innovative ideas to promote the water cause in a novel way that can penetrate the consciousness of Singaporeans. The latest arrow in PUB’s quiver

Impressions of “A Day in the Life of Water Wally”

The Background Encouraging water conservation is a constant challenge. There is always a pressing need for innovative ideas to promote the water cause in a novel way that can penetrate the consciousness of Singaporeans. The latest arrow in PUB’s quiver

The Different Types of Drinking Water

You go to the supermarket and you see a whole shelf full of bottled water. “This all looks the same,” you think to yourself. But is it all the same? Surprisingly, they all have different properties. They might even taste differently

The Different Types of Drinking Water

You go to the supermarket and you see a whole shelf full of bottled water. “This all looks the same,” you think to yourself. But is it all the same? Surprisingly, they all have different properties. They might even taste differently

A Change in Perspective: Stunning Photo Shoot Locations in SG

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Gandhi Sometimes, you just need to take a moment to appreciate your surroundings; to discover that a change in perspective is all that’s necessary to reveal a different side to

A Change in Perspective: Stunning Photo Shoot Locations in SG

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Gandhi Sometimes, you just need to take a moment to appreciate your surroundings; to discover that a change in perspective is all that’s necessary to reveal a different side to

Valentine’s Day: A Declaration of Love

In the province of Padua, Italy, a metal key known as Saint Valentine’s key is gifted to one’s love as a romantic symbol and invitation to ‘unlock the giver’s heart’ on Valentine’s Day. In Denmark, friends and sweethearts exchange pressed

Valentine’s Day: A Declaration of Love

In the province of Padua, Italy, a metal key known as Saint Valentine’s key is gifted to one’s love as a romantic symbol and invitation to ‘unlock the giver’s heart’ on Valentine’s Day. In Denmark, friends and sweethearts exchange pressed